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3 September

Number of people underemployed has increased by 93,000 over last two years

New analysis from the TUC shows that, while unemployment is falling, there are now 3.4 million people underemployed - 46 per cent higher than before the recession.

03 September, 2014

1 September

Employment case law round up

Latest EAT decisions added to the Tribunals Service website.

01 September, 2014

29 August

Majority of women working part-time paid less than living wage in many parts of Britain

New research published by the TUC shows that while around two in five part-time jobs pay less than the living wage, earning less than the living wage is the norm for women in over 50 local authority areas across Britain.

29 August, 2014

26 August

Employment case law round up

Latest EAT decisions added to the Tribunals Service website.

26 August, 2014

Views sought on preventing employers avoiding ban on exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts

BIS consultation, published today, also includes government response to Zero Hours Employment Contracts consultation which ran from December 2013 to March 2014.

26 August, 2014

18 August

Employment case law round up

Latest EAT decisions added to the Tribunals Service website.

18 August, 2014

DEFRA consults on changes to agricultural tenancies

View sought on modernising the repair and maintenance of fixed equipment and end-of-tenancy compensation in England.

18 August, 2014

14 August

‘Working Together Review: Progressive Workplace Policies in Scotland’

New independent report, published by Scottish Government, outlines range of recommendations to improve workplace relations and productivity, including legislation to ensure worker representation on the board of every public sector body.

14 August, 2014

11 August

Employment case law round up

Latest EAT decisions added to the Tribunals Service website.

11 August, 2014

8 August

Paternity and Adoption Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2014

New regulations that, amongst other measures, remove the 26 week qualification period for entitlement to adoption leave; ensure that a parent is not entitled to take paternity leave in relation to a child once he or she has taken any shared parental leave for the same child; provide protection for employees who suffer detriment or dismissal in relation to time off for antenatal or adoption appointments; and amend the right to return following paternity or adoption leave to take account of the forthcoming shared parental leave regulations.

08 August, 2014

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